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The Conrad School is hosting a Speakers' Series as part of the annual Women Entrepreneurship Week 2020 global awareness and celebration.
Join us virtually on any of the following dates and times:
Tuesday, November 24th, between 12:00 p.m. and 12:45 p.m.
Thursday, November 26th, between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Friday, November 27th, between 12:30 p.m. and 1:15 p.m.
*when you register for your Ticket here, you will be prompted for your preferred day(s)
Dates, Speakers and Full Series Agenda:
Day 1 - Tuesday, November 24th, between 12:00 p.m. and 12:45 p.m.
• Women Entrepreneurship Panel:
o Aileen Agada, Founder & CEO, BeBlended.
o Iris Redinger, Founder & CEO, Materials Future Inc.
o Mylene Tu, Co-founder & CEO, Lumaki Labs Inc.
o Stephanie Mills, Founder & CEO, CodeGem.
o Athulya Nambiar, Founder & CEO, Olnaire.
o Moderator: Jodi Szimanski, Director, Strategic Communications, Faculty of Mathematics
Day 2 - Thursday, November 26th, between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Movie Screening – "She Started It!", an award-winning documentary on women tech entrepreneurs by Nora Poggi and Insiyah Saeed.
It was named one of the “5 Must-Watch Movies for Entrepreneurs” by Inc Magazine.
It follows the lives of five exceptional young women whose successful started up journeys have been acclaimed and even featured on Forbes 30 Under 30.
Day 3 - Friday, November 27th, between 12:30 p.m. and 1:15 p.m.
• Entrepreneurship for those who don’t feel like entrepreneurs – Folake Owodunni
Co-Founder of Emergency Response Africa, Folake Owodunni, joins us in a conversation on navigating through stereotypes and imposter syndrome as a woman in entrepreneurship. Emergency Response Africa is on a mission to provide fast, safe and affordable emergency medical care across Africa, beginning in Nigeria.